Republicans think the US Government works like Todd Akin’s concept of a raped woman’s uterus: When threatened by increased spending, ‘the whole thing shuts down.’
by David K. Keene •
Sensible people would realize they are being sandbagged, and would swallow their principles and pass the thing in the interest of national unity and legislative responsibility.
by Tiffany Willis •
Rep. Hoyer (D-MD): ‘I again would urge the Speaker not to use the debt limit to the detriment of the credit-worthiness of the United States of America as a leverage point.’
by Liberal Lamp Post •
Watching the Aug. 11 Republican Presidential debate was as uninspiring as watching half-dazed mice chase one another’s tails around a maze in search of cheese. On the brighter side, the candidates did put enough lies and fumbles on the record to hurt each of their chances of becoming President.